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Chana-Esther Dayan

Chana-Esther Dayan
Bio:
Chana-Esther Dayan lives in Ottawa, Canada, with her husband of five years. She is learning to integrate her Jewish faith in her daily living in a mixed marriage. Since there are no real rules, Hannah and her husband are learning as they go.

Posts

  • Blessing

    In Hebrew, a blessing is a Brachah.  We say a Brachah before we light Shabbat...
  • Cleaning

    Passover requires an intense amount of cleaning.  I have read numerous articles about how it...
  • Chametz

    Chametz is such a curiosity to me.  During the rest of the year, we can...
  • Slavery

    An obvious theme of Passover is slavery.  The Jewish people were slaves in Egypt.  The...
  • Five Things People Assume When Your Spouse/Partner Isn’t Jewish

    Whenever we meet someone new, I always worry about the reaction they will have when...
  • Retelling

    One of the main activities of Passover is the retelling of the story of Exodus....
  • A Charoset Blended Recipe

    My grandmother, Bless her Soul, made the most amazing dishes.  Sadly, all the recipes disappeared...
  • Purim, Revealing the Hidden

    One of the themes of Purim has to do with the hidden becoming revealed.  Esther...
  • Bed Time

    Lori Palatnik recommended that I start saying the Shema with my son in the morning...
  • Where Do We Fit In?

    Being a somewhat Shomer Shabbos Jew married to a non-Jew, I often feel a little...